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Further Education Tutor/Facilitator BRIDGEND £27,893.49 - £32,302.92

Further Education Tutor/Facilitator

Location: BRIDGEND |
Salary: £27,893.49 - £32,302.92 |
Posted: 4 Oct 2021 |
Closes: 18 Oct 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 10638

Role Responsibility:

Further Education Tutor/Facilitator

HMP Parc, Bridgend

Salary range: £27,893.49 - £32,302.92 

Permanent, Full-Time (40 Hours per week)

Benefits:  Company Pension, free on-site parking, on-site canteen, local Gym discounts, ongoing training and development and access to High Street Shop discounts.

Within Care and Rehabilitation Services, the philosophy of our prisons is to rehabilitate offenders and equip them to re-integrate into mainstream society on release. We seek to normalise prison conditions as far as possible to reflect life in the outside community. Our aim is to create an environment in which staff and prisoners feel safe and causes of prison stress are minimised. Central to our philosophy is the relationship between staff and prisoners. Our training and operational practices emphasise the need to treat prisoners with dignity and respect and G4S staff build positive and supportive relationships with the prisoners in their care. HMP & YOI Parc accommodates 1038 convicted male adult prisoners and remand/ convicted young offenders and young people in a secure but modern environment.

We now have an opportunity for a Further Education Tutor/Facilitator to join our eam at HMP Parc.

We are looking for a qualified and experienced FE Tutor/Facilitator who will play a pivotal role in the rehabilitation and resettlement of individuals, through the provision of an effective Further Educational programme. As a resourceful and adaptable team player, you will need strong organisational skills coupled with the ability to motivate, inspire and bring out the best in your students. Within this diverse and thriving department, you will have high expectations and a proven record of accomplishment of exceptional progress with learners from a range of different backgrounds.


Key Responsibilities

The post holder would be responsible for developing learner skills and improving educational attainment by delivering recognised and accredited qualifications and supporting independent learning through the Prisoner Education Trust and Open University.


You will be expected to:

  • Assist students in reaching their long-term aims, employability, career progression, further education and training and/or to live as independently as possible.
  • Deliver assessment and accreditation relevant to the requirements of the awarding body and trainee.
  • Conduct tutorials on a one-to-one basis with learners to support their individual progression supporting them on open learning courses by accessing materials (such as information from the internet)
  • Assess students’ progress regularly including the timely marking of work and giving feedback both written and oral.
  • Assess students’ progress regularly including the timely marking of work and giving feedback both written and oral.
  • Undertake all administrative duties related to the monitoring and review systems of the learning skills programme
  • Assist with the regular review of curricular and associated training schemes and materials within a number of course  areas and to have them available for observations as required
  • Ensure that all preparation, marking, assessment and moderation is completed promptly and efficiently within agreed timescales.
  • Operate effective arrangements for monitoring attendance and retention, including necessary follow-up actions.
  • To attend meetings of education, vocational teams and other working groups, as appropriate.
  • To take responsibility for the management of the classroom, paying particular regard to the security of tools, including computer equipment and curriculum equipment as appropriate...
  • You will be expected to update your skills on a regular basis and participate in staff development activities
  • To undertake other reasonable duties from time to time, as required by the Head of Learning and Skills.
  • Implement appropriate Health & Safety policies.
  • Undertake other reasonable duties from time to time, as required by the organisation


The Ideal Candidate:

Formal Education:

  • Relevant professional experience and subject specific degree
  • Relevant qualifications in the Further Education and Skills sector. E.g. PGCE, QTLS, DTLLS etc.
  • Any Other Relevant Qualifications


  • Experience of working with adults experiencing behavioural problems. 
  • Experience in a Prison environment/Lifelong Learning - desirable.

       Personal Qualities

  • An enthusiasm for all aspects of education and training with a commitment to the wellbeing of students.
  • Sound interpersonal skills.
  • A flexible and responsive attitude.
  • An enthusiasm for your subject area.
  • An ability and willingness to innovate and demonstrate self-motivation.
  • A willingness and ability to be an effective team member.
  • A willingness to participate in appropriate staff development activities.
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour.
  • Ability to deal with security issues.
  • An understanding of the needs of socially excluded young people and adults
  • Awareness of, and commitment to, the promotion of equal opportunities and the recognition of diversity.


If you join us, you can be sure that you’ll find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with us. 

HMP Parc encourages applications from Welsh speakers. 

Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Care and Rehabilitation Services. We actively encourage applications from all diverse groups.

Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 5 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S and the Secretary of State for the Home Office and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.  

You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 3 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 5 years as part of the security screening process for this role.

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